taiwan soundscapes project 聲在台灣

scholarship art reflections listening sounding

about our authors


dj hatfield is associate professor of in the graduate institute of music at national taiwan university. a sociocultural anthropologist and sound installation artist, hatfield’s ongoing academic projects include houses, harbors, and hope: far ocean fishing and ironies of indigenous placemaking in taiwan. he is also the author of several articles on dance and sovereignty, contemporary indigenous art, taiwanese popular culture and the appearance of indigeneity in taiwan after martial law, taiwanese popular religious practices, and the book length monograph taiwanese pilgrimage to china: ritual, complicity, community. hatfield’s sound art has appeared in the taipei biennial, mipaliw arts festival, and the taitung international austronesian arts festival. when not at work, hatfield brews beer, sings from old tunebooks, and hangs out with a variety of musicians on taiwan

hatfield’s current project on the far ocean fishing trade has been supported by a MOFA/NCL taiwan scholars grant, the fulbright fellowship, and a wenner-gren foundation grant

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